I grew up in the west. They call it the Lower Bottoms. Everybody in my neighborhood would always tell me,…
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Youth Radio looks at three safety measures being used by the pros and compares them to what’s happening at the high school level.
I remember there were two classmates of mine that tried to make my life a living hell by adopting an attitude right out of the movie “Mean Girls.” Every other day they felt the need to remind me how much of a loser I was.
My mother has always been overprotective of me. I’m not even allowed to explore my own neighborhood. When I ask…
Students have to be at risk of dropping out of high school to land a job at Southwire. It’s all part of a program called “12 For Life.” Southwire created it in 2007, together with the local County school system, to try and improve the dropout rate and improve the lives of teens like Deriek Foster.
Students are settling into the routine of fall semester, drilling spelling words and memorizing times tables. But at some schools, students are drilling another key idea: motivation.
During those two years while my mom was losing her voice, in a way, I lost mine as well.
After 24 years with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), Captain Martín Baeza has returned to the Hollenbeck division, where he first started his career.
In Oakland, Calif. we’re noticing something peculiar… an old craze is bubbling back up to the surface of youth culture. And it’s Bubble tea!